2021 National Leaders Total Defense - Games in August/September Only through 01/10/2022

Name G Rush Yards Pass Yards Plays Total Yards Yards/Play Yards/G
1 Georgia 4 272 463 222 735 3.31 183.8
2 Iowa State 4 275 583 222 858 3.86 214.5
3 Iowa 4 339 748 276 1087 3.94 271.8
4 Wisconsin 3 69 562 158 631 3.99 210.3
5 Clemson 4 467 708 290 1175 4.05 293.8
6 San Diego State 4 182 975 284 1157 4.07 289.3
7 Troy 4 394 587 240 981 4.09 245.3
8 Kentucky 4 350 690 253 1040 4.11 260.0
8 Arkansas 4 492 577 260 1069 4.11 267.3
10 Cincinnati 3 414 482 216 896 4.15 298.7
11 Arizona State 4 493 497 236 990 4.19 247.5
12 Liberty 4 402 605 240 1007 4.20 251.8
12 Syracuse 4 341 704 249 1045 4.20 261.3
14 Temple 4 693 431 267 1124 4.21 281.0
15 Penn State 4 489 818 305 1307 4.29 326.8
16 North Carolina State 4 321 676 231 997 4.32 249.3
17 Utah 4 562 654 278 1216 4.37 304.0
18 Texas A&M 4 683 478 265 1161 4.38 290.3
19 Rutgers 4 451 600 238 1051 4.42 262.8
20 Auburn 4 403 740 258 1143 4.43 285.8
21 Bowling Green 4 696 592 289 1288 4.46 322.0
22 Oklahoma 4 317 887 266 1204 4.53 301.0
22 Oklahoma State 4 348 898 275 1246 4.53 311.5
24 Coastal Carolina 4 622 523 251 1145 4.56 286.3
25 Houston 4 526 464 216 990 4.58 247.5
25 West Virginia 4 362 871 269 1233 4.58 308.3
27 Baylor 4 565 596 253 1161 4.59 290.3
27 South Alabama 3 166 706 190 872 4.59 290.7
29 Michigan 4 533 686 264 1219 4.62 304.8
30 Purdue 4 487 707 257 1194 4.65 298.5
30 Georgia Tech 4 540 679 262 1219 4.65 304.8
32 Alabama 4 481 673 244 1154 4.73 288.5
32 Tennessee 4 446 854 275 1300 4.73 325.0
34 UTSA 4 325 819 239 1144 4.79 286.0
34 Toledo 4 610 751 284 1361 4.79 340.3
36 Michigan State 4 518 1056 328 1574 4.80 393.5
37 Pittsburgh 4 438 822 262 1260 4.81 315.0
37 Mississippi 3 408 626 215 1034 4.81 344.7
39 Boston College 4 392 762 238 1154 4.85 288.5
39 Fresno State 5 543 1024 323 1567 4.85 313.4
41 Old Dominion 4 556 708 260 1264 4.86 316.0
41 Washington 4 669 688 279 1357 4.86 339.3
43 Wyoming 4 593 746 275 1339 4.87 334.8
44 LSU 4 432 950 283 1382 4.88 345.5
45 New Mexico 4 305 1000 267 1305 4.89 326.3
46 UAB 4 444 866 266 1310 4.92 327.5
47 Maryland 4 447 850 263 1297 4.93 324.3
48 San Jose State 4 545 837 279 1382 4.95 345.5
49 Nebraska 5 696 943 330 1639 4.97 327.8
50 South Carolina 4 561 639 238 1200 5.04 300.0
50 UTEP 4 453 812 251 1265 5.04 316.3
50 Wake Forest 4 477 955 284 1432 5.04 358.0
53 Air Force 4 400 802 238 1202 5.05 300.5
54 Kansas State 4 301 1020 261 1321 5.06 330.3
55 Minnesota 4 308 783 215 1091 5.07 272.8
55 Marshall 4 857 845 336 1702 5.07 425.5
57 Virginia Tech 4 552 761 258 1313 5.09 328.3
58 Colorado State 4 411 956 267 1367 5.12 341.8
59 Notre Dame 4 523 938 285 1461 5.13 365.3
60 Texas Tech 4 499 1011 294 1510 5.14 377.5
61 Florida 4 440 964 272 1404 5.16 351.0
61 UCF 3 235 828 206 1063 5.16 354.3
63 Indiana 4 434 916 261 1350 5.17 337.5
64 Oregon State 4 357 1118 284 1475 5.19 368.8
65 Nevada 3 563 448 194 1011 5.21 337.0
66 Florida State 4 529 1131 317 1660 5.24 415.0
67 Mississippi State 4 285 1010 245 1295 5.29 323.8
68 Miami (Florida) 5 677 1251 364 1928 5.30 385.6
68 Middle Tennessee 4 694 961 312 1655 5.30 413.8
70 Ohio State 4 621 1022 304 1643 5.40 410.8
71 Appalachian State 4 450 990 265 1440 5.43 360.0
71 UCLA 4 255 1321 290 1576 5.43 394.0
73 Western Kentucky 3 674 645 242 1319 5.45 439.7
74 Oregon 4 547 1146 309 1693 5.48 423.3
75 North Carolina 4 584 945 278 1529 5.50 382.3
76 Memphis 4 452 1394 335 1846 5.51 461.5
77 Colorado 4 561 863 258 1424 5.52 356.0
78 Navy 3 404 669 194 1073 5.53 357.7
79 Southern Mississippi 4 353 1009 246 1362 5.54 340.5
80 Western Michigan 4 498 719 219 1217 5.56 304.3
81 Army 4 234 877 199 1111 5.58 277.8
82 Florida Atlantic 4 1014 549 279 1563 5.60 390.8
83 Stanford 4 836 769 285 1605 5.63 401.3
84 Arizona 4 734 688 252 1422 5.64 355.5
85 Tulsa 4 592 990 280 1582 5.65 395.5
85 Northwestern 4 747 842 281 1589 5.65 397.3
85 Hawai'i 5 754 1365 375 2119 5.65 423.8
88 Boise State 4 840 832 294 1672 5.69 418.0
89 Georgia State 4 743 915 287 1658 5.78 414.5
89 Washington State 4 591 1073 288 1664 5.78 416.0
91 Miami (Ohio) 4 844 585 247 1429 5.79 357.3
91 Buffalo 4 667 828 258 1495 5.79 373.8
91 BYU 4 609 943 268 1552 5.79 388.0
94 California 4 483 1188 285 1671 5.86 417.8
95 Tulane 4 725 1073 306 1798 5.88 449.5
96 Louisiana-Lafayette 4 712 937 278 1649 5.93 412.3
96 Florida International 4 646 1164 305 1810 5.93 452.5
98 Eastern Michigan 4 778 850 274 1628 5.94 407.0
99 Louisiana Tech 4 592 1352 326 1944 5.96 486.0
100 Duke 4 723 963 282 1686 5.98 421.5
101 Ohio 4 1134 634 295 1768 5.99 442.0
102 Texas State 4 710 1040 290 1750 6.03 437.5
103 North Texas 4 691 956 272 1647 6.06 411.8
104 Louisiana-Monroe 3 234 975 198 1209 6.11 403.0
105 Virginia 5 974 1090 336 2064 6.14 412.8
106 SMU 4 546 1224 287 1770 6.17 442.5
107 Illinois 5 679 1562 362 2241 6.19 448.2
108 USC 4 629 935 252 1564 6.21 391.0
109 Kent State 4 789 1034 293 1823 6.22 455.8
110 Louisville 4 691 982 268 1673 6.24 418.3
111 Texas 4 681 940 259 1621 6.26 405.3
112 Central Michigan 4 391 1107 239 1498 6.27 374.5
113 Connecticut 5 1152 1167 367 2319 6.32 463.8
114 Missouri 4 1084 734 285 1818 6.38 454.5
115 Utah State 4 799 1045 287 1844 6.43 461.0
116 Northern Illinois 4 960 760 267 1720 6.44 430.0
116 Ball State 4 759 993 272 1752 6.44 438.0
118 Vanderbilt 4 833 882 262 1715 6.55 428.8
118 East Carolina 4 670 1307 302 1977 6.55 494.3
120 Charlotte 4 922 796 260 1718 6.61 429.5
121 New Mexico State 5 935 1336 339 2271 6.70 454.2
122 TCU 3 544 630 175 1174 6.71 391.3
123 UNLV 4 654 1236 281 1890 6.73 472.5
124 Rice 4 910 927 265 1837 6.93 459.3
125 Kansas 4 966 940 274 1906 6.96 476.5
126 Georgia Southern 4 645 1306 276 1951 7.07 487.8
127 Massachusetts 4 969 1165 285 2134 7.49 533.5
128 South Florida 4 931 1088 263 2019 7.68 504.8
129 Akron 4 759 1054 233 1813 7.78 453.3
130 Arkansas State 4 813 1466 289 2279 7.89 569.8